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AMA Launches Collaborative Initiative to Tackle Health Data Issues

October 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The American Medical Association (AMA) announced Monday that it is launching a platform, called the Integrated Health Model Initiative, to bring together healthcare providers and health technology companies around a common data model.

Survey: Broad Usage of AI in Healthcare Still Two to Five Years Out

October 13, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Roughly 48 percent of healthcare organizations currently use clinical intelligence solutions, but most healthcare organizations predict broad usage of artificial intelligence won’t happen for another two to five years, according to a HIMSS Analytics 2017...

Duke Health Leaders Build the Predictive Analytics Foundations to Improve Patient Care

October 10, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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At Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Health System, health IT leaders are moving forward on many fronts to leverage data analytics to improve patient care, such as early sepsis detection.

Healthcare Execs Rank Analytics, Value-Based Payments as Top Challenges

October 10, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Healthcare executives identified clinical and data analytics and population health services organizations as the top challenges they will face in 2018, according to a survey by the Healthcare Executive Group (HCEG).

University of Michigan Launches New Precision Health Research Initiative

October 9, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The University of Michigan, based in Ann Arbor, has launched a new Precision Health initiative in which researchers across campus will combine biomedical expertise with big data and social science approaches to tailor health solutions for the population.

Committee Created to Guide California’s Precision Medicine Initiative

October 9, 2017  |  David Raths
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In April 2015 Gov. Edmund Brown announced the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM), the first state-level effort to fund focused precision medicine projects to improve care and treatment for specific diseases. Last week Brown established an...

How Will Value-Based Care, Health Policy, and Health IT Reshape Healthcare In 2025?

October 6, 2017  |  Sarah Thomas, Managing Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
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There are some major challenges we face today that I expect healthcare systems, life sciences and technology developers may solve by 2025.

The Texas Hospital Association’s Bold Data Analytics Thrust

October 4, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Leaders at the Texas Hospital Association have been innovating around data analytics, supporting its advocacy leaders in communicating with state legislators, and also helping hospitals to improve their quality and cost outcomes

New National Center for Data to Health Created

October 3, 2017  |  David Raths
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A consortium of universities and research groups has received a five-year, $25 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science to create a new National Center for Data to Health (CD2H).

Indiana University, Regenstrief, LifeOmic Announce ‘Data Commons’ Collaboration

September 28, 2017  |  David Raths
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Indiana University, the Regenstrief Institute and Indianapolis-based technology company LifeOmic have announced a collaboration involving precision medicine.

Value-Based Healthcare and IT: HIT Leaders Work Out New Strategies

September 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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When it comes to the plunge into value-based healthcare of all kinds, the leaders of patient care organizations are only beginning to fully realize how complex the strategic IT challenges involved really are.

“One Foot in the Boat, One Foot on the Dock”: Providers and Payers Forge a New Social Contract into Value-Based Healthcare

September 26, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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The leaders of medical groups, hospitals and health systems are finding willing partners—and tons of practical challenges—as they move forward with the federal government and with private health insurers into the new world of value-based healthcare.

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